ERIC Number: ED202746
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1980
Reference Count: 0
Wyoming: Territory to Statehood, Unit VI.
Designed for elementary school students, this unit on the Wyoming evolution from territory to statehood provides concepts, activities, stories, resources, and maps. Concepts stress the five national flags which have flown over Wyoming, several other territories Wyoming was a part of, construction of the Union Pacific railroad, problems of the new territorial government, territorial life, and statehood in 1890. Activities include mapping original annexations of Wyoming, writing and producing a play on Wyoming's granting suffrage to women, and taking field trips. Reproducible puzzles and lists of early influential persons are provided. Essays discuss Wyoming's celebration of admission into the Union, the murder trial of Tom Horn, women and equal rights, the evolution of justice, emblems of Wyoming, and the state song. Photographs of early influential persons are also included. (KC)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Wyoming State Dept. of Education, Cheyenne.
Authoring Institution: Laramie County School District 1, Cheyenne, WY.
Note: For related documents, see SO 013 322-328. Not available from EDRS in paper copy due to poor legibility of orginal documents. Photographs throughout document may not reproduce clearly from EDRS in microfiche.